Professionals

Katsumi Chiba has been an Of counsel in our dispute resolution group since 2016. He mainly deals with various forms of dispute resolution, especially civil litigation, administrative litigation, and labor disputes.

Mr. Chiba worked as a justice of the Supreme Court of Japan from 2009 to 2016.

After that, he qualified as an attorney in 2016.

In 2017, he was awarded Japan’s “Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun”.

Recent activities

11/2017

Katsumi Chiba awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun

Awards

Education

1970
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2018 -
Member, The advisory commission to the board of Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (Nippon Yusen Kaisha or NYK Line)
2017 -
Editorial board member of "Hanrei Taikei"
2016 -
Chairperson, Independent Investigation Committee of the Federation of Ski Association of Japan
2009 - 2016
Justice of the Supreme Court of Japan
2008 - 2009
Chief Judge of the Sendai High Court
2005 - 2008
Chief Supreme Court Probation Officer
2004 - 2005
Division-head Judge of the Tokyo High Court
2003 - 2004
Chief Judge of the Kofu District and Family Court
1999 - 2003
Director-General of Civil Affairs Bureau and Administrative Affairs Bureau of the Supreme Court
1995 - 1999
Director-General of Secretary and Public Information Division of the Supreme Court
1991 - 1995
The Supreme Court Judicial Research Official
1989 - 1991
Judge of the Tokyo District Court
1984 - 1989
Director of the Administrative Affairs Bureau, the Supreme Court
1982 - 1984
Judge of the Tokyo District Court
1980 - 1982
Assistant Judge of the Tokyo District Court
1977 - 1980
Assistant Judge of the Kyoto District Court
1975 - 1977
The Personnel Bureau of General Secretariat of the Supreme Court
1972 - 1975
Assistant Judge of the Tokyo District Court

Major Cases

 
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